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VIDEO: Which way is political wind blowing?

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:38
Predictions for the 2015 general election face a "whole range of uncertainties" says YouGov pollster Peter Kellner.

'Giant leap' to type 1 diabetes cure

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:25
The search for a cure for type 1 diabetes has recently taken a "tremendous step forward", scientists say.

Microsoft boss rues female pay gaffe

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:19
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".

Stirling Prize 2014: Building vote

Fri, 2014-10-10 04:16
Vote here for your favourite new design

UKIP: How far could they go?

Fri, 2014-10-10 03:54
How far could Nigel Farage's UKIP actually go?

Vote UKIP, get Labour, warns Cameron

Fri, 2014-10-10 03:37
David Cameron says the by-elections show a big vote for UKIP could lead to Labour victory at next year's election.

Only 100 cybercrime brains worldwide

Fri, 2014-10-10 03:30
The head of Europol's cybercrime centre reveals who the bad guys are and what law enforcement are doing to catch them.

Day in pictures: 10 October

Fri, 2014-10-10 03:27
24 hours of news images: 10 October

Koreas 'exchange land border fire'

Fri, 2014-10-10 02:50
North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border, South Korean officials say, as southern activists launch propaganda balloons.

The brides who end up as UK slaves

Fri, 2014-10-10 02:10
The women who come to the UK as brides but end up as slaves

VIDEO: Designed In China: The facts

Fri, 2014-10-10 01:54
Animated graphic illustrating the advances China is making from a manufacturer to a designer of goods and products

AUDIO: Philip Glass: My aim is to be a populist

Fri, 2014-10-10 01:29
Composer Philip Glass tells the BBC that his aim is "to be a populist".

St Helens, Wigan and their 'bitter hatred'

Fri, 2014-10-10 00:53
The rivalry between St Helens and Wigan adds an extra incentive as the sides prepare for Saturday's Super League Grand Final.

VIDEO: Football aims to tackle mental health

Fri, 2014-10-10 00:28
Mental health is still an issue that some people are reluctant to talk about despite the fact that one in four people will be affected in some way

Robot learns how snakes climb dunes

Fri, 2014-10-10 00:21
US researchers discover how sidewinders climb sand dunes by studying their motion in the lab and copying it with a robot.

VIDEO: How to 'walk' on the Red Planet

Fri, 2014-10-10 00:02
Nasa scientists are turning to virtual reality to interact with their space robots.

VIDEO: The rise of The Great British Bake Off

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:16
How did a quirky BBC 2 cooking competition end up beating the X Factor in the ratings battle?

Premier League tackles mental health

Thu, 2014-10-09 22:40
Premier League clubs introduce "mental health first aiders"

VIDEO: Syrian fireman's appeal to world

Thu, 2014-10-09 22:25
The United States has continued to carry out air-strikes against Islamic State positions around the Syrian town of Kobane, on the border with Turkey.

Super councils: Rate rises for some

Thu, 2014-10-09 21:58
At least 300,000 householders in Northern Ireland will face rate rises as a result of moving into the new so-called super councils, according to figures from the Department of Finance.

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